An imposing detached residence, providing 260 sqm (2800sqft) of elegantly proportioned and versatile accommodation, set in a generous plot, with a self contained annexe, double garage, and generous gardens. Offered with no upward chain
The property is located on the edge of the village, adjacent to Barrington Pit, a protected site of special scientific interest. Link below.
Lisburn House, is a handsome property and although in need of renovation, is elegantly proportioned with high ceilings and lovely features such as pretty rise and fall sash windows, which enjoy leafy views from the first floor. The property also offers versatility with its self contained annexe, which would be ideal for a dependant relative, au pair or simply to let out to bring in an income.
Approached from the front, the property has an impressive entrance hall, over two levels, with plenty of space for welcoming guests and storing shoes and coats and this opens to the inner hallway with the staircase leading up to the first floor. The sitting room is a bright, triple aspect room with an open fireplace and double doors leading out to the conservatory, and there are two further reception rooms including a formal dining room and a dual aspect snug / study. To the rear of the property there is a spacious kitchen fitted with a variety of cabinets and there is a built in oven and hob with extractor over, and space for a fridge freezer. A door leads via a small porch out to the parking area. On the ground floor there is also a cloakroom, a shower / utility room and a lobby with a door out to the rear garden.
On the first floor the landing is elegant with a pretty rise and fall sash window providing natural light over the staircase, and a balustrade comprising of turned spindles set beneath a handrail. On this level there are four very good sized bedrooms a family bathroom and access into the annexe. The main bedroom is dual aspect and very generously proportioned, with fitted wardrobes and a large en-suite shower room off. The second and third bedroom are both good doubles and the fourth is a generous single; all have built in cupboards. Access to the annexe is provided via the third bedroom. On this level there is also a family bathroom fitted with a bath, shower enclosure, w.c and hand-basin.
Lisburn house is set nicely within its plot, there is a wide driveway leading to the double garage, which is accessed via the lane to the side of the property. From the parking area there is also a door giving independent access to the annexe, and around the side there is an external utility cupboard. The principal garden is a good size and at the moment is a completely blank canvas ready for landscaping to the buyers taste.
The property has undergone a number of recent improvements including the installation of a new sewage treatment plant in 2020, bunded oil tank installed in 2011, replacement windows in 2012 and a new electric door to the garage in 2010. The annexe was added in 2003. The property has recently suffered from movement, attributed to trees that were growing too close to the property. These have now been removed, remedial works completed and a certificate of structural adequacy issued.
Barrington is renowned as one of the most beautiful villages south of Cambridge, with numerous handsome period buildings set around a large village green, purported to be the longest in England.
It is about 8 miles south west of Cambridge and is close to the A10, giving easy access to the M11. There are mainline railway stations available at Foxton and Shepreth which are 2 miles and 1 miles away respectively.
Local facilities include a 13th Century public house, well-stocked post office stores and an Ofsted ‘Good’ primary school. There are also lovely walks including the riverside walk:- https://shelford.org/walks/walk27.htm
For information about Barrington Pit go to: https://designatedsites.naturalengland.org.uk/SiteDetail.aspx?SiteCode=S1000038&SiteName=barrington&countyCode=&responsiblePerson=